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Where To Watch 2018 World Cup In Minsk? Fanzones, Bars And Cafes

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is in full swing. The greatest football players on the planet are showing their best in Russia. But what to do if you are in Minsk and still want to be a part of it?

BelarusFeed compiled a list of options how and where you can watch the games and support your favourite teamsWatch and enjoy.

At home

Well, if you are an introvert and home is actually your favourite place to be, Belarus-5 and Belarus-2 channels are your saviours.

Live streaming, reviews of past and upcoming matches, as well as the most interesting and exciting moments will keep you updated.

Fanzones 

Kastryčnickaja plošča is the country’s largest fan zone of the 2018 World Cup.

Large screens, four food courts and 400 seats to make you comfortable were installed near the Palace of the Republic.

The fanzone in the centre of the city runs 24/7 throughout the championship.

Read also: 7,000 football fans travel through Belarus to Russia for 2018 World Cup

Another spot is summer Velocafe in Victory Park that turned into a football fan-bar.

A bar for 300 people, located near the bridge over Svislach river on Masherov Avenue, is equipped with five screens, the largest of them is 5×3 meters.

The bar is open from 10am to 12pm. Beer is sold for 3BYN ($1,5).

One more way to watch the most discussed tournament of this summer is at Silver Screen Cinema at Arena City.

A detailed schedule of the matches streaming and various fun footbal related activities is available on the official website.

velcom cinema, located at 11 Piatra Mscislaŭca street in Dana Mall, will show eight final games.

Read also: Hallo Moscau. German fan travels through Belarus on vintage tractor To World Cup 2018

Each broadcast will be accompanied by fan fun events, meet and greet with the well-known Belarusian football players and gift lottery are just some of them.

The quarterfinals will be broadcasted on July 6 and 7, the semi-finals on July 10 and 11,

The match for the third place will be shown on 14 July anf the final match on July 15 at 6pm.

Bars and cafes

Previous options are too boring for you?

Well, you’ll find a joyful and friendly environment of like-minded fellas at the local bars:

Pub1067, Honky tonk, Gashtet, Beercap, Buffet, Malt & Hops, Shampagne Bar, Clever Irish Pub.

Grand Kurshavel, Baldenini, Beef & Beer, Daily, Drozdy Club, Hookah Place, Killfish, Arbat, Vladimirskiy Ochag, ChaplinGrillvill and Kuchenmeister.

Mind that live streaming is only in Russian/Belarusian, foreign TV channels broadcast is prohibited in public places.

Source: The Village